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of the area, i think the hardest hit might be down over in ocean city this way and then of course all the devastation up north, atlantic city and new york city. what we're seeing here doesn't come close to comparing what people are going to have to wake up to up there. >> you told us earlier there were still some driving restrictions down there. do you all have any sense of when those restrictions might be lifted? >> reporter: actually, yes. the governor said that he's going to be speaking later this morning, not sure exactly when, probably between 6:30 and 8:30. he's going to consider revoking that level 2 driving restriction, which has been in effect since 5:00 yesterday morning at which point folks might be able to come out. i will advise you if you have property or you're a home owner you might need to have some sort of utility bill, some proof you live here. we don't know yet as to when they're going to be lifting those mandatory evacuation orders and letting folks back in. in terms of the roadways, we had significant flooding, route 1 down to bethany beach, those roadways comple
morning. this morning power companies from north carolina all the way up to new york city are closely following hurricane sandy's track. here at pepco in our region, they have already started to activate your emergency plans. yesterday they put 400 contractors on stand "best" by throughout the weekend. they've also called out to other states to have reinforcements ready in case this thing does hit us. a lot of people in the d.c. area as you might guess, they don't put a ton of faith in the power companies. they'll be able to keep the lights on so they went ahead and took matters into their own hands. check out what it was like yesterday at the lowe's in laurel. people were lined up to put down anywhere from $800 to $1200 bucks for generators, a clear sign of concern that folks are growing increasingly nervous about hurricane sandy. >> this impending storm has got me pretty nervous. you know, i decided to invest in a generator. been out of power a few different times. i've lost food, had to empty out my refrigerator. just not going to do that this time around. >> reporter: the other bi
at this. hurricane force winds delaware, southern new jersey, ocean city as well down to around assateague. they'll be moving inland. oh, man, we're looking at gusts tonight into 6:00 a.m., the first time i'm seeing this potentially gusting to hurricane force even in the washington baltimore metro, upper part of the bay. so it is going to be really bad late tonight and early tomorrow and then even into the middle of the day tomorrow we'll still have the damaging wind. get ready for power outages, trees down, that sort of thing. it seems to be a given. finally by wednesday morning, potentially still some very gusty winds, 40, 45, 50 miles an hour will pull away here by halloween afternoon. not a pretty picture. let's just get to the forecast. winds are going to be increasing today. should be in the 40, 50, abe 60 mile an hour -- maybe 60 mile an hour gusting range, 52. tonight we dip into the low to mid-40s and stay there tomorrow as sandy continues to pummel us with the wind and the rain at least through midday. maybe down to showers by later tuesday. a little bit of recovery wednesday. by
. northbound, though, the lanes are open. there are no issues from dale city into woodbridge. volumes beginning to increase across the occoquan river and springfield. we'll take a live look outside and show what you it looks like in springfield. brake lights are forming basically leaving route 644 as we head for 395. let's go back over to our maps. this time over to 270 out of frederick. there are no problems here from i-70 heading down to clarks burning. -- clarksburg. west side of town looks g. i'll be -- looks good. i'll be back with more at 5:40. >>> former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky is scheduled to be sentenced today. he still maintains he is innocent of the child sex abuse. >> in fact, yesterday he called the pennsylvania radio station to publicly claim he is innocent and announce his plans for an appeal. kristin fisher is live in our satellite center previewing today's hearing. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. sandusky's victims are heading into court today hoping for a harsh sentence, but sandusky is hoping for a whole new trial, even after he's already b
a weapon. i think he can come right in, be comfortable immediately. >> to kansas city we go. no, that's not a mistake the wizards tipped off against the heat last night in missouri. in the second quarter, the alley-oop. rookie bradley a deep three- pointer to bury the heat. the wizardses win this one 101- 94 [ inaudible ] 249-year-old is eligible for arbitration and thanks to the collective bargaining agreement, he meets the requirement by one day of eligible service. just squeaks in. he now has four years of eligibility before free agency. he joins nine other nationals that are eligible -- that are arbitration eligible. that's a quick look at sports this morning. i'm kristen berset. have a great thursday. >>> good news when it comes to foreclosures. that story straight ahead in your money. >> what causes jim moran's son to resign his campaign post. >> here's monika. how is traffic looking? >> not too bad. northbound across the 14th street bridge and into the downtown area. all of our potomac and anacostia river crossings are incident free. i'll be back with more traffic coming up at
dismr is open in each of the city's eight wards. if you live in maryland, early voting willtart this saturday n. virginia absentee voting has already begun. >>> just an awful story out of new york. moms, if you have kids probably not a bad idea to hit the mute if they're watching. a killer in new york is threatening more violence unless convicted d.c. sniper lee boyd malvo is set free. police in brooklyn say a note was left under the body of a pregnant woman. she was found with her throat slashed over the weekend. the note says one pregnant woman will be killed every month until malvo is released from prison. police believe this note might be false just to try to lead them off the track of the murder investigation. malvo, though, as you may remember is serving a life sentence for the october 2002 attacks here in the d.c. area and his partner john allen muhammad was executed. >>> he risked his life to keep others safe. vincent gray has presented leo johnson with the first ever mayor's medal of honor. johnson was shot in the the arm last august but still tack himmed a gunman at th
of people getting free sandbags from the city of alexandria to try and prepare for these persistent flooding issues. the mayor told me yesterday that they're going to be monitoring the situation for the next couple of days. the flood warning is in place until 2:00 p.m. friday afternoon. if you come take a walk with me on south union streets, yesterday this was flooded at high tide. we're expecting high tide again after 10:00 this morning. the sign -- the do not enter sign was put up yesterday. right in front of us closer to lee streets, there's a caution tape sign so they're expecting water levels maybe higher than yesterday. basically again high tide coming in from the potomac behind us around 10:05, 10:06 this morning. the sandbags are in place and the businesses -- are a in place around the businesses. we're seeing halloween decorations up and down the streets. trick or treating will go on as planned. we know some pre-halloween festivities were canceled yesterday. as far as we know, trick or treating will go on as planned. after school, after business we'll likely see some people in costu
the securities industry has lost 1200 jobs in new new york city alone. it's been not the greatest of years for wall street. >> you're back in the next half- hour with what? >> i am. it is about to get a lot easier to get a cab in the area. we'll talk about a new app that is launching today and we're going to have the first interview on this topic. >> cool. >> an app for everything. >>> still ahead, 5:08 now. the death of a reporter in virginia is now being investigated as a murder. >> another high profile potomac resident is in hot water for cutting down trees on their own property. we'll explain why when we come back. >>> 10 after 5:00 on this wednesday morning. we've got clouds out there. some patchy fog and some spotty drizzle as well. overall it's going to be a decent wednesday around here. here's your day planner. again the early clouds. they'll be gone pretty quickly. by lunch time sunny and 64. 69 degrees at 3:00 with a high this afternoon of 71 and a 6:00 p.m. temp still not bad at all at 67. i'll be back in five minutes looking ahead toward the upcoming weekend. right now here's m
and reagan national airports is going to add four more members. the city council approved the measure yesterday. washington and maryland will each get one more seat on the metropolitan washington airports tort. virginia will get two. mwaa is also overseeing the rail line to dulles. >>> the job market is shaking this morning. that's what wall street will be watching today. with the government's weekly report on unemployment applications due out, investors got some encouraging news on the labor department yesterday or rather the labor front. a private payroll company said u.s. businesses added slightly more workers than expected. checking the numbers the dow stands this morning at 13,494. rose more than 12 points in trading yesterday. nasdaq added 15 anded s&p 500 was up by 5. >>> think unemployment benefits are just for those trying to make ends meet? think again. a congressional research service report finds almost 3,000 millionaires received unemployment benefits in 2008 during the height of the recession. the next year the number was over 2300. on average unemployed millionaires col
. >>> d.c. police confirm they're investigating allegations that a guard in the city jail sexually assaulted an inmate. sources tell wtop radio the guard is accused of removing an inmate from his cell, taking him to an area without cameras and attacking him. and those sources also say a second guard witnessed the assault but did not report it. >>> well, just weeks after crews finished that multimillion dollar renovation of the reflecting pool in the national mall, they have had to drain it again. it's because of the algae that we've been reporting. workers spent the day hosing off and scrubbing down the pool and the national park service says this is really frustrating to drain the pool so soon after it opened but they had to get that algae you can see it floating right there to get it out and fix the filtration system and they believe they may know how to fix the problem. they say it's going to take about three days to refill the poolthough. >>> time right now 5:05 and i'm watching your money and it's all about the health of the job market for wall street today. we're going to fin
from rookie pinch hitter tyler moore. washington beat st. louis 3-2 in the city's first post season game since 1933. >> it was fun, i think the atmosphere was great, the fans here some of the best fans in baseball, so it is a great place to play. >> every time you win a game, it is huge. they played in a playoff game or the wild card game before. i think it was good for us to get a w. >> it is baseball, there is no science behind it. baseball just about controlling your heartbeat and you know, we did that today. >> now among the 47,000 people packing busch stadium yesterday there was also a group of vocal nats fans. game two against the cardinals starts at 4:37 p.m. and then our first home game of the series is of course on wednesday at noon. something i think all of us here in washington are looking forward to. mike and andrea? >> of course we are looking forward to it. >> that is going to be a tough ticket on get on wednesday. the success of all of our sports team in the region has been a good thing for local businesses. specifically you know at the sports bars and restaurants. th
on how remarkable he was and that he helped boost the city's spirits after that nats loss on friday. rg3 hand thrown too many touchdowns this season, just five in six games, but what he can do with his legs just adds to his versatility making it hard for opponents to game plan. >> any time you have a quarterback that has a threat of making a play with his legs, a lot of times you'll have defenses spying the quarterback. you know, they want to play man coverage but they won't want to rush everybody because they've got to count for the quarterback, just like we saw yesterday. >> up 95 in charm city, to major injuries leaves the big boys in an already struggling baltimore ravens defense. lewis webb done with a torn acl. -- lewis webb done with a torn try sep. he's still the heart of this team. yesterday john addressed the news saying he knew it wouldn't be good. >> he was distraught. i could see it when i walked on the field on his face, you know. he kind of knew because he's been through it before. ray in the locker room afterwards, we didn't know but he was worried about it. your heart go
introduced what would be a landmark amendment to the city's charter. it would grant the district government the power to spend local tax dollars without congressional approval. the council plans to vote on this by december. then it would go before d.c. voters next spring. if passed, congress or the president could still squash it while the entire council signed on to the deal, d.c. delegate eleanor holmes norton opposes it. she says she'll keep pushing congress to pass a budget economy bill. >>> five minutes after 5:00. time for the latest your money report. >> jessica doyle is here with today's headlines. good morning. >> good morning. this is the biggest part of the economy where the white collar jobs are created. dat institute for supply management -- today the stews for supply management releases its index for september. that could provide a hint about friday's big monthly reports that everybody is watching. wall street had a mixed finish yesterday. checking the numbers. the dow stands this morning at 13,482. the nasdaq down by six points and the s&p 500 was up by about a point. ifif ou
believe was actually happening. >> this is pretty unbelievable. to get us to this town, this city, this team, speechless. >> coming out in the spring, nobody talked about us having a chance. we kept our noses in the game. every single guy stepped up. it's a huge accomplishment. we're happy to be the league division champ. >> we've come a long way. it's been a good year. we've done some good things, a couple bad things but to finish on top is something i'll never forget. >> we've come a long way in a short time and we have a long way to go. we have a good young club. i think we should do this every year. >> reporter: every year, i think that's something nats fans can get used to. look at this. look at this beautiful shirt. it really says it all. 2012nl east division champs. there you go. way to go nats. the first playoff games are going to be taking place over the weekend but the first playoff home games won't take place till tuesday or wednesday of next week. the fans could not be more excited. i'll have reaction from them coming up in half an hour at 5:30. mike, andrea? >> all ri
up the federal reserve building in new york city. >> authorities say quazi nafis was arrested in a sting operation. this was wednesday. the 21-year-old went before a judge just an hour after he allegedly tried to blow up the term reserve bank. nafis came to the united states on a student visa back in january. the f.b.i. began watching him after he tried setting up a terror cell using an online chat room and on facebook. undercover agents worked with nafis posing as al qaeda operatives and their work led to his arrest. undercover agents helped him build what he thought was a 1,000-pound bomb. they put it in a van. it was actually made of harmless materials. they drove the van to the federal reserve building. he was arrested in a hotel room when he tried to detonate what he thought was a bomb from a nearby hotel. he faces life in prison for attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction. >>> 5:02. we turn our attention to campaign 2012. president obama and mitt romney will both campaign in new york city today. yesterday the candidates focused on women voters. governor romney told
speeding ticket. >> this is where it should be. this should not be part of the ability of the city to increase finances just to close the budget deficit. >> reporter: under the new bill, drivers cannot be fined more than $50 for speeding up to 20 miles per hour over the limit or blocking the n box or failure to stop before making a right on red turn. the new legislation doesn't lower all of the fines. if you're caught doing more than 20 mile an hour botch the speed limit, you'll -- above the speed limit, you'll still be hit with that fine. the cameras are big revenue producers for d.c. aaa says already this year fines from those tickets have -- [ inaudible ] some programs and services could be in jeopardy if the fines are reduced. bruce johnson, 9news. >> council member cheh says the additional speed cameras which are being installed could offset the loss of revenue from these reduced fines. >>> 5:21. we want to take another look at our question of the morning. 30% of the people who play this game are under the age of 35. is it a, pacman, b, bingo, or c, poker. >> here's a look at
in the district and you can only register in person at the city'sboard of elections office. deadlines to register in maryland and virginia have already passed. we have more on voter registration at wusa9.com. click on campaign 2012. >>> the time right now is 5:03 and i am watching your money. google stock hit the skids after its earnings report was mistakenly released to the public hours ahead of schedule. a 20% drop in profits and revenue sent shares of google tumbling 8% at the end of day. after the closing bell, microsoft also reported lower profits and revenue ahead of the windows 8 launch. the fast food chain chipotle also sa profits missed the mark because of a slowdown in growth and it keeps coming. advanced micro devices will cut nearly 15% of the work force after the pc chip maker reported a steep quarterly loss. now to make matters even more -- potentially challenging, today marks the 25th anniversary of the stock market crash of 1987. that was the day when the dow fell 508 points or 22%. but since then, the dow has gained nearly 12,000 points. since last session the dow slipped about e
michael and son camera no winds actually. dew point only 40. 60s, 70s in kansas city. in the northern rockies again. we are seeing the big time chill in columbia. we have the rain coming on in san francisco. hopefully can get out of here. ahead of it though, much of the countrien i didn't go that warmer regime as the warm air lifts in. one thing with this front, we'll see showers and clouds up to the north. tomorrow morning our local model trying to produce a shower. keeping the clouds north, sunshine south. this could a big temperature range. we may be near 70 up north, close to 80 southwest of dc. by wednesday more sunshine. upper 70s if not low 80s. wednesday looks to be spectacular for this time of year. in the metro region. north and west of town. trying to form here. maybe a depression in the next day or so. the models became jamaica, cuba. where does it go after that? does it come up the east coast? big question marks on the weekend. this could be a problem late sunday monday. today 72 and mild. tonight we are back in the 50s in town. 78 tomorrow more clouds north. more sun sou
from los angeles international airport through the streets of downtown l.a. the city even cut down 400 trees and raised 100 power lines to give the five-story shuttle enough room for the george any. it flew from 1992 to 2011. it replaced the challenger which of course exploded. >>> the time is 5:13. members of the d.c. national guard receive a hero's welcome after spending nearly a year deployed. >> not only did the redskins win but the cowboys lost. highlights coming up in sports. we'll be right back. >>> welcome back to nine fine now. it's -- 9news now. it's 5:16 on this monday morning. you'll need rain gear later today. here's howard. >> it's mild out there so you're not going to need a jacket unless you're in the studio like 3:00. it was 56 degrees when i got in the studio this morning. >> you tested it? >> i put the space heater on, got the little display. it says indoor temp and what you set at. it said 56. i don't know how accurate it is but i think it's in the ballpark. it's warmer outside. we have temps in the 60s this morning going into the low 70s. probably by noon and then
outfits just in time for halloween. gilt city has this deal with spoiled pup boutique. i'm a big fan of the halloween tutu. very quite. viewer angela reached out with this deal for kids. the perfect kidville semester. two winter classes plus platinum membership $625. normally it's over $1100. you're saving 40% off. here's a deal for wine lovers. $28 gets you a vinward and cellar tour for two and take home cheese from mediterranean cellars winery in warrenton. you can find this deal on groupon. if you have an offer you've seen or you're local merchant with a deal for our viewers, i would love to hear from you on facebook. over to you. >> thank you. >>> let's see who's celebrating a birthday today. it's october 11, 2012. golfer michele wie is 23. one of the producers of the hit show phones is 36, emily deschanel. shaun patrick fanry is 47. act stress jone cuesic is 50. if it's your birthday, have a great day. we'll be right back. >>> welcome back. 5:48. your weather first. a chill in the air. lots of 40s out there with low 50s in town. with a little breeze you might need a pair of glov
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